If you are interested with automotive, it is important for you to know more facts about Bugatti Veyron. Bugatti Veyron is called EB 16/4 Veyron. It became the strongest car in 2005. This car is produced by Bugatti Automobiles and Volkswagen Group. The production is started from 2005 until now. It becomes well-known car until now because of the quality of the car. Here I will show you the 10 interesting facts of Bugatti Veyron.
Facts about Bugatti Veyron 1 : History of the Brand
The brand of the car is taken from the name of the racer from France, Pierre Veyron. He won “24 hours of Le Man” in 1939 representing Bugatti enterprise. Therefore, the brand of the car is Bugatti Veyron. Bugatti is taken from the enterprise, while Veyron is taken from the name of the racer.
Facts about Bugatti Veyron 2: Founder
The founder of the enterprise is Ettore Bugatti. He establishes the enterprise in Italia. The enterprise is located in Molsheim, France. Bugatti Veyron becomes the famous product in its period.
Facts about Bugatti Veyron 3: Machine
The inside combustion machine uses 8.0L W16, 64v DOHC. The capacity of the machine is 7993cc. Then, the maximum power is about 1001 PS-1200 PS.
Facts about Bugatti Veyron 4: Specification
The transmission of the car is 7-speed DSG sequential. Its pivot’s gap of the wheel is 2.710 mm (106.7 in). The length is 4.462 mm (175.7 in). Next, the width is 1.998 mm (78.7 in) and the height is 1.159 mm (45.6 in). It has weight 1.888 kg (4,162 lb).
Facts about Bugatti Veyron 5: Speed
Max speed of Bugatti is 408.47 km/hour (253 miles/hour) to 431.072 km/hour. When its speed 0-100 km/hour (0-62.1 miles/hour), it needs time 2.5 seconds. In speed 0-240 km/hour (0-149.1 miles/hour, it needs 9.8 seconds. Then, in speed 0-300 km/hour (0-186.4 miles/hour) needs time 15 seconds and in speed 0-400 km/hour (0-248.5 miles/hour) needs 50 seconds.
Facts about Bugatti Veyron 6 : Car Model
The car has many models. It has four model with different utilizing. Its models are prototype, race car, touring car, and super car. Every model/type of car has its utilizing.
Facts about Bugatti Veyron 7 : Car Research
According to Top Gear, Bugatti car was made to be research. It became research to prove that its speed 100 km/hour can be reached less than 3 minutes. So, its purpose was not always commercial.
Facts about Bugatti Veyron 8: Car Development
Volkswagen bought the right to produce Bugatti in 1998 because of the pressure of the director, Ferdinand Piech. The enterprise bought Ettore Bugatti’s house in 1856 as the central office of Bugatti. In December, 22 2002 Volkswagen in legitimate way established Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. The president of its enterprise was Karl-Heinz Neumann.
Facts about Bugatti Veyron 9: Car Production
In 2010, the car production is about 40 units. Then, its production in 2011 is about 38 units. The car production is limited because the product is not for commercial purpose.
Facts about Bugatti Veyron 10: Car Award
In Top Gear Award, Clarkson as the presenter announced that the winner of the year was Bugatti. It was announced on Top Gear Award in January 2010. Bugatti Veyron became ‘Car of the Decade’.
Those are the following facts about Bugatti Veyron. After read this following facts hope you will get additional informations.